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Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...

14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...

Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war and home over displacement

After more than four years of fighting, life has become so unbearable for some of Yemen's 3.6 million displaced people ...

South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

Dear UN secretary-general, dont forget the internally displaced

Last year, UN member states endorsed two landmark "compacts" designed to improve the global response to refugees and migration. Unfortunately, ...

EAM to make statement on ICJ verdict in Parliament today

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will make a statement on the International Court of ...

Jadhav win: EAM to make statement on ICJ verdict in Parliament today

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will make a statement on the International Court of ...

Government to set up India House for Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): Union Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Wednesday that the government ...

Philippine Leader Lays Down Challenge to US Over South China Sea

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte challenged the United States to send a naval fleet to the archipelago under a mutual defense ...

Cambodia ?Black Lists? Six EU Lawmakers for Supporting CNRP

The government of Cambodia this week placed six EU parliamentarians on a list to be refused visas to enter the ...

After Record Heat Wave, Parts of Europe Now Face Drought

PARIS - After weathering record-breaking temperatures, parts of Europe are now gripped by a punishing drought that is shriveling harvests, ...

US Cuts Turkey Out of F-35 Fighter Jet Program

PENTAGON - The United States is officially removing Turkey from its F-35 stealth fighter jet program after Ankara accepted the ...

Canelo Alvarez to skip September fight date

Los Angeles - Canelo Alvarez has scrapped plans to fight in September after failing to line up a suitable opponent, ...

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Stocks across the board in U.S. lose ground as trade tensions bite

NEW YORK, New York - A major fall in the rail freight giant CSX Corp and continuing trade tensions weighed ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

National Broadband Ireland and government yet to finalise contract

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Wednesday outlined the progress being made towards finalising the contract for the National ...

Sterling slides to 27-month low, Asian markets quiet

SYDNEY, Australia - The British pound fell to a more than two-year low on Wednesday amidst burgeoning concerns about Brexit, ...

New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...

Stocks slide on Wall St as buyers evaporate

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. were patchy and weak on Tuesday with no news to drive ...

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